The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 586 568 479
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -89
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 332 336 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.33% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 268 291 402
Average salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,750
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 317 £75,000 -3.22% 25
London -95 175 £85,000 - 10
South East -1 47 £70,000 +18.64% 6
City of London -18 41 £90,000 +22.03% 7
East of England +7 35 £65,000 - 3
Yorkshire -3 28 £70,000 +21.73% 1
West Midlands +4 17 £70,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -2 16 £75,000 -
Hampshire -11 16 £70,000 +18.64% 4
Berkshire +2 12 £70,000 -15.15% 1
Essex +11 11 £65,000 -27.77%
Leeds -22 11 £50,500 -27.85%
West Yorkshire -32 11 £50,500 -27.85%
Coventry - 11 £70,000 - 1
Reading +8 9 £70,000 -17.64% 1
Surrey -1 8 £67,500 +53.40%
South Yorkshire -9 8 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Chelmsford - 7 £65,000 -
Sheffield -6 6 £70,000 +55.55% 1
South West -15 6 £53,500 +2.88% 2
Basingstoke - 6 £100,000 -
North West +4 5 £71,250 -
Birmingham +1 5 £80,000 -3.03% 1
Bedfordshire -2 5 £62,500 +38.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Bedford -8 5 £62,500 +38.88% 3
Havant - 5 £76,000 - 1
Egham +6 4 £67,500 +53.40%
North East +3 4 £57,500 - 1
Suffolk - 4 £63,750 -

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 202 (30.15%) Finance
2 125 (18.66%) Java
3 117 (17.46%) .NET
4 113 (16.87%) Banking
5 110 (16.42%) Oracle
6 109 (16.27%) Microsoft
7 89 (13.28%) HTML
8 80 (11.94%) C#
9 79 (11.79%) TOGAF
10 76 (11.34%) SQL
11 73 (10.90%) SQL Server
12 70 (10.45%) Windows
12 70 (10.45%) Linux
13 68 (10.15%) Enterprise Architecture
14 66 (9.85%) Middleware
15 65 (9.70%) SOA
16 63 (9.40%) JavaScript
17 62 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 56 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
18 56 (8.36%) TDD
19 55 (8.21%) Retail
20 52 (7.76%) Scrum
20 52 (7.76%) MVC
21 50 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
22 49 (7.31%) CSS
23 48 (7.16%) SAN
24 43 (6.42%) VMware
25 42 (6.27%) Telecoms
25 42 (6.27%) Web Services
26 41 (6.12%) XML

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (4.78%) WebSphere
2 30 (4.48%) Apache
3 28 (4.18%) Node.js
4 27 (4.03%) Tomcat
5 25 (3.73%) IIS
6 24 (3.58%) SharePoint
7 16 (2.39%) Oracle Coherence
7 16 (2.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 14 (2.09%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.64%) CMS
10 9 (1.34%) Drupal
11 7 (1.04%) Lync
12 6 (0.90%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.75%) Adobe CQ
13 5 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.60%) LiveCycle
14 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 4 (0.60%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.45%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 41 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.04%) MS Office
3 5 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.30%) InDesign
5 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.39%) RMDS
2 11 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.04%) Oracle SCM
4 7 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.04%) SAP PP
5 6 (0.90%) SAP MM
5 6 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.60%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.45%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.45%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.30%) Magento
9 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.60%) Office 365
2 4 (0.60%) SaaS
3 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.45%) IaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.30%) GitHub
4 2 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.16%) SAN
2 38 (5.67%) WAN
3 35 (5.22%) LAN
4 28 (4.18%) NAS
5 24 (3.58%) Internet
6 22 (3.28%) Unified Communications
7 20 (2.99%) HTTP
8 17 (2.54%) Firewall
9 15 (2.24%) Multicast
9 15 (2.24%) FCoE
9 15 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (0.90%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.75%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.75%) 3G
11 5 (0.75%) DNS
11 5 (0.75%) Network Security
12 4 (0.60%) Broadband
12 4 (0.60%) MPLS
12 4 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.45%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (4.33%) Hadoop
4 21 (3.13%) Big Data
4 21 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.84%) MySQL
6 18 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.54%) HBase
8 15 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.09%) MongoDB
9 14 (2.09%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.49%) Redis
12 9 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (3.88%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.79%) Selenium
3 10 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 9 (1.34%) Mockito
4 9 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.04%) Ant
5 7 (1.04%) Maven
6 6 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.90%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.75%) Subversion
8 4 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (0.60%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (0.60%) PhoneGap
9 3 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.45%) JBehave
9 3 (0.45%) JIRA
9 3 (0.45%) LSMW
10 2 (0.30%) JUnit
10 2 (0.30%) ERwin
10 2 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 202 (30.15%) Finance
2 113 (16.87%) Banking
3 55 (8.21%) Retail
4 42 (6.27%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 25 (3.73%) Marketing
7 24 (3.58%) Manufacturing
8 23 (3.43%) Back Office
9 16 (2.39%) Games
10 15 (2.24%) Advertising
11 12 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
12 9 (1.34%) Publishing
12 9 (1.34%) International Banking
13 8 (1.19%) Front Office
13 8 (1.19%) Law
14 6 (0.90%) Electronics
15 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.45%) Local Government
17 2 (0.30%) Billing
17 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (17.46%) .NET
2 89 (13.28%) HTML
3 66 (9.85%) Middleware
4 49 (7.31%) CSS
5 42 (6.27%) Web Services
6 41 (6.12%) XML
7 37 (5.52%) Spring
8 33 (4.93%) ASP.NET
8 33 (4.93%) HTML5
9 29 (4.33%) Java EE
10 26 (3.88%) jQuery
11 25 (3.73%) J2EE
12 23 (3.43%) SOAP
13 22 (3.28%) WCF
14 20 (2.99%) XSLT
15 18 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (2.54%) LAMP
16 17 (2.54%) .NET Framework
16 17 (2.54%) Oracle Fusion
17 16 (2.39%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.79%) Open Source
3 12 (1.79%) Hedge funds
4 11 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.49%) Xbox
6 9 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (1.34%) Derivative
7 8 (1.19%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.04%) Reference Data
9 6 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.75%) EMV
10 5 (0.75%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.60%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.60%) Economics
11 4 (0.60%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.45%) DTV
12 3 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 70 (10.45%) Windows
1 70 (10.45%) Linux
2 41 (6.12%) UNIX
3 31 (4.63%) Solaris
4 22 (3.28%) Android
5 10 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.75%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.75%) AIX
7 5 (0.75%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (11.79%) TOGAF
2 68 (10.15%) Enterprise Architecture
3 65 (9.70%) SOA
4 62 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (8.36%) TDD
6 52 (7.76%) Scrum
6 52 (7.76%) MVC
7 50 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 40 (5.97%) Zachman Framework
10 37 (5.52%) Project Management
11 35 (5.22%) Data Modelling
12 31 (4.63%) Technical Architecture
13 30 (4.48%) ITIL
14 29 (4.33%) UML
14 29 (4.33%) CRM
15 28 (4.18%) Information Security
16 27 (4.03%) Information Architecture
17 25 (3.73%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (18.66%) Java
2 80 (11.94%) C#
3 76 (11.34%) SQL
4 63 (9.40%) JavaScript
5 20 (2.99%) PHP
6 14 (2.09%) Ruby
7 10 (1.49%) Objective-C
8 8 (1.19%) C++
8 8 (1.19%) C
9 6 (0.90%) ABAP
10 5 (0.75%) Clojure
10 5 (0.75%) Python
10 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.15%) Perl
12 1 (0.15%) VBA
12 1 (0.15%) PHP5
12 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (6.12%) Degree
2 32 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.04%) CISSP
6 4 (0.60%) MCSE
7 3 (0.45%) PhD
8 2 (0.30%) MBCS
8 2 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.30%) ISEB
8 2 (0.30%) CISM
9 1 (0.15%) VCAP
9 1 (0.15%) VTSP
9 1 (0.15%) NCDA
9 1 (0.15%) NCIE
9 1 (0.15%) VCDX
9 1 (0.15%) MBA
9 1 (0.15%) CISA
9 1 (0.15%) SSCP
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.73%) QA
2 5 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.30%) TickIT
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.15%) COBIT
4 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (2.24%) SRDF
4 15 (2.24%) NFS
5 13 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.30%) vSphere
8 2 (0.30%) XenApp
8 2 (0.30%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (1.64%) Puppet
2 10 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.75%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.30%) SCCM
5 2 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.15%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.15%) Ansible
6 1 (0.15%) Salt
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.15%) MOM
6 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 110 (16.42%) Oracle
2 109 (16.27%) Microsoft
3 43 (6.42%) VMware
4 39 (5.82%) Cisco
4 39 (5.82%) IBM
5 35 (5.22%) Citrix
6 33 (4.93%) SAP
7 29 (4.33%) NetApp
8 26 (3.88%) EMC
9 21 (3.13%) JBoss
10 18 (2.69%) Sybase
11 17 (2.54%) TIBCO
12 16 (2.39%) DataSynapse
12 16 (2.39%) 29West
12 16 (2.39%) Rackspace
13 15 (2.24%) Intel
14 14 (2.09%) JDA
14 14 (2.09%) Adobe
15 12 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (1.34%) Sencha
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ifftner Solutions
Salary: package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer Network Defence
Salary: Salary: Competitive (plus benefits)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
networx
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: Up to £77,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50960 - £72800 per annum + Exc.Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50960 - £72800 per annum + Exc. Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago